Vote and Bring on the Slime!


The bestselling Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know book I co-authored has been nominated for a Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award! The winning authors will be slimed on the TV awards show on March 12!

Please show your support and VOTE as many times as you can (completely legal under these rules) for Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know. It’s really easy. Either go through the nominations on or send a tweet with both hashtags .

I’ve always wanted to be slimed!

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Tomorrow my adaptation of THE FORCE AWAKENS arrives as an ebook!


On Friday December 18th, not only does Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens open in theaters, my junior novel adaptation arrives for e-readers of all stripes. Preorder it now and tomorrow it will arrive via the Force!


Signing at Santa Clarita Library Thursday 12/17/15 at 6.30pm!


On the eve of The Force Awakens premiere, the Santa Clarita Library has invited me to join them to talk about my work and sign copies of Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know! Looking forward to meeting readers young and old!

11.15.1920x1080Date: Thursday December 17, 2015
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Santa Clarita Public Library
Old Town Newhall Library
24500 Main Street
Santa Clarita, CA 91321
@scvpubliclib / event website

Cover reveal and press for my new #BatmanvSuperman novel, #Crossfire!


Exciting times, super-friends! Scholastic, the publisher of my new original companion novel, Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice: Cross Fire, has released the cover — and it’s dynamic!

batman-superman1_largeThe book’s also getting some super-coverage on pop culture websites like Ain’t It Cool NewsIGN, MovieWeb, Comicbook, and Batman-News!

Check them out to whet your bat-glands for February 16, 2016, the publication date!

Or pre-order a copy now at, Barnes & Noble, or better yet, your friendly, neighborhood comic shop or bookstore.

Win me in a bookstore sweepstakes!


STAR WARS™: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know author Michael KoggeYes, you read that right. I’ve never been a lottery prize before, but such is the case in Dorling Kindersley’s bookstore sweepstakes for Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know! I’ll visit the winning bookstore, anywhere in the country, for a special signing on Star Wars Reads Day, Saturday, October 10 2015.

You can enter your bookstore here or at Best of all, it’s free!

Just be sure to have your entries placed by Friday, September 25 at 11.59pm Eastern. Check out DK’s site for more details, such as my approximate retail value, and the posters and bookmarks I’ll bring for a little trivia contest.

Feature Interview in the Santa Monica Mirror!


The Santa Monica Mirror newspaper interviewed me on my visit to the local Ocean Park branch of the Santa Monica Library to promote the book Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know. Check out the front page article by Jason Strangis!


Star Wars Book Tour Weekend Two – Illinois, Ohio, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Southern California!


The second weekend for the STAR WARS: ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW book tour continues! If you’re in one of the posted areas, stop by and have a book signed by me and/or my co-authors, Adam Bray and Cole Horton.

Friday 9/11/15 at 7pm
Anderson’s Bookshop La Grange
26 S La Grange Rd
La Grange, IL 60525
Author: Michael Kogge

Saturday 9/12/15 at 1pm
The Learned Owl
204 N Main St
Hudson, OH 44236
Authors: Michael Kogge, Adam Bray, and Cole Horton

Sunday 9/13/15 at 1pm
Barstons Child Play
5536 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington DC 20015
Authors: Michael Kogge, Adam Bray, and Cole Horton


2nd & CharlesSunday 9/13/15 at 1pm
2nd & Charles
2904 Prince William Pkwy
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Authors: Michael Kogge, Adam Bray, and Cole Horton


Image result for santa monica public libraryTuesday 9/15/15 at 4pm
Santa Monica Library, Ocean Park Branch
2601 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Author: Michael Kogge

You can also check out the publisher’s website for full book tour schedule!

Star Wars Book Tour – Tempe, AZ Sat 9/5 at 4pm and Denver, CO Sun 9/6 at 2pm!


The first weekend for the STAR WARS: ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW book tour proceeds with Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona at 4pm on Saturday 9/5/15 and Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, CO on Sunday 9/6/15 at 2pm! Co-author Adam Bray and I will be signing books!


Saturday 9/5/15 at 4pm
Changing Hands Bookstore

300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013


Sunday 9/6/15 at 2pm
Tattered Cover Bookstore
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

Check out the publisher’s website for full book tour schedule, including the next stops on the tour for Friday 9/11/15 to Tuesday 9/15/15!

Star Wars Book Tour – Children’s Book World, Los Angeles – 9/4/15 at 4pm!


Force Friday continues for the launch of STAR WARS: ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, with another stop at Children’s Book World in Los Angeles at 4pm on 9/5/15! Come, grab a book, and get it signed by me and co-author Adam Bray!

Children's Book World

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 559-BOOK/2665